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This is the most painful failed punch-out shot in golf history

December 06, 2016

Punch-out shots are dreaded moments for golfers. It's such a simple premise, and yet, more often than not, your shot still manages to clip three tree branches, leaving you in a worse circumstance. True, this could be avoided by taking your medicine and playing it especially safe. But, as we've seen with hero attempts in the past, when executed right, nothing feels better than escaping from a perilous situation.

We're guessing the gentleman below is having second thoughts about that.

And here we thought the cart path was always your friend.

So the next time you find yourself in a similar position, trust us: go with the knock-down 5-iron and leave with your dignity -- and manhood -- intact.